Norm L.

Pastors Wife Superpower Coffee Cup Gift

It seems that there was an attempt to start such a month of appreciation back in 2015 and while it seems to have faded away a bit, I think it’s still a great idea! Perhaps I’m a bit biased because my wife is a Pastor’s wife! My mother was a Pastor’s wife! With the small […]

Sheep comforting Dog who fought to protect the flock

About a month ago, we came across a graphic that was so powerful we shared it on our Facebook page and in turn, as of this writing it has 583 shares.  Evidently there something about Ministering to the Minister that struck a nerve. Without a doubt, this graphic was one that many leaders as well […]

Church Letter Writing - 4 Benefits

Church Letter Writing – 4 Benefits   The art of communication has changed dramatically over the past few decades. With the advent of email, we stopped writing letters. Then, with Facebook, blogs, and Instagram, we started posting information to all our friends and family at once, but stopped communicating with each friend or family on […]

5 Reasons to Find a Home Church

We’re just “church hopping”! As I went through our Visitor Connect Cards following a recent Sunday Service, it was somewhat surprising to read this statement, but at least they were telling the truth. We also have an area someone can select “looking for a church,” but that wasn’t selected because they were just “church hopping.” […]

Become a Better Writer with Grammarly! A few months ago we came across a software product that has been a tremendous benefit in the ongoing development of our website at As a matter of fact, it is one of those software products that after using it for just a short period of time, I […]

Evangelist Billy Graham - So, Pastor you're not Billy Graham

As I watched the Funeral of Billy Graham I was filled with sincere and heartfelt thanksgiving for all God accomplished through the life of this giant of the Faith, but I wanted to take a few moments to provide some “Pastor Encouragement” while you celebrate the life of this Godly man and again enter the […]

Church Board with Relatives Serving... Good Idea?

One of the issues a church will wrestle with (in a Christian kind of way hopefully), is whether it’s a good idea or not to allow members to serve on the church board.   Regardless of what you may call this group, whether it be elders, deacons, or board members, the challenge is still very real […]

Keeping the Right Perspective in Ministry

Without a doubt, ministry can be difficult. There are times that it seems all our efforts are being stymied and days we feel we are making progress are far less in number than the days we fee like we have just been “kicked in the stomach”. For those who have been in ministry for any […]